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Looking for information on designing your projects? Having difficulties reading project plans? Looking for help with computer programs such as Google’s Sketchup? Use this forum to discuss the ins and outs of project design, whether it is with paper and pencil, computer programs, or some other creative technique.

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View shipwright's profile

And I thought woodworking was challenging

03-11-2011 03:19 AM by shipwright

Today I spent about 8 hours learning sketch up and drawing up the frame of th...

30 03-17-2011 12:29 AM
View smartlikestick's profile

Materials for a Workbench

03-16-2011 06:18 AM by smartlikestick

Planning on building a workbench this summer, and trying to decide what mater...

9 03-16-2011 05:33 PM
View Millo's profile

wall-hanging mail organizer--how to join?

03-14-2011 02:23 AM by Millo

Dear all, I am planning to make (at some point in time, be it now, in a mo...

1 03-16-2011 02:08 PM
View timeshare's profile

Plans for Heirloom Crib

03-14-2011 04:24 PM by timeshare

It seems that Rockler no longer sells plans for the Heirloom Crib or the drop...

8 03-15-2011 10:15 PM
View gurnie's profile

Cross section cake platter / Tree Pedestal Cake stand (for wedding)

05-03-2010 01:06 AM by gurnie

I am getting married next year and i’d love to do a tree pedestal cake ...

9 03-15-2011 05:22 PM
View Pyamed's profile

Attaching Table Top Question

03-14-2011 06:36 AM by Pyamed

Hi Folks, I’m building a pub table and I had a question about the co...

12 03-14-2011 06:12 PM
View JoelB's profile

How to create this compound curve

03-14-2011 04:57 AM by JoelB

How would you go about creating one of the arms in the star pattern on this p...

3 03-14-2011 05:54 AM
View VTScroller's profile

Childrens puzzles

03-01-2011 12:41 PM by VTScroller

These are some puzzles we made for a local charity auction to raise money for...

1 03-14-2011 03:34 AM
View lightswitch's profile

Ideas for kid's all-wood clipboard/writing tray?

03-03-2011 09:15 AM by lightswitch

Hello forum, This year I am going to build a new dining table (there, I sa...

1 03-14-2011 01:11 AM
View siouxdawgs0409's profile

Small bathroom standing Cabinet

03-11-2011 11:41 PM by siouxdawgs0409

Hello all…So I have a project in my head that I want to build. I am loo...

4 03-14-2011 12:39 AM
View kanihoncho's profile

Any tape dispenser ideas?

03-12-2011 01:33 AM by kanihoncho

I am planning to design a 4’H x3’W portable hutch for one of my w...

4 03-13-2011 07:09 PM
View GreenNewbie's profile

Homemade Router Insert Plates

03-04-2011 05:21 PM by GreenNewbie

I’m in the initial phases of starting to come up with a design for a ho...

15 03-11-2011 06:54 PM
View tommyt654's profile

Free Plans

02-25-2011 09:26 PM by tommyt654 , basic simple free plans,but free is free i...

1 03-11-2011 03:13 PM
View therookie's profile

My "Bucket List" So To Speak

03-08-2011 05:01 AM by therookie

Well I am only 16 but I have a bucket list I would like to do before I am 18....

17 03-11-2011 05:23 AM
View joshtank's profile

stickly #110 nightstand

03-10-2011 11:28 PM by joshtank

This is the exact thing I want to build. The book, More Shop Drawings for Cra...

2 03-11-2011 05:17 AM
View silverdog's profile

woodworking plans

03-09-2011 07:44 AM by silverdog

hi everyone, i dont know if this is the right forum for this question but her...

3 03-10-2011 04:08 PM
View Don46's profile

Do you advise buying plywood at Lowes?

07-22-2008 06:12 AM by Don46

I’m a new woodworker and I’m planning wine racks for a basement i...

31 03-09-2011 04:27 AM
View Gary Fixler's profile

how to join 3/16" hardboard floor edges?

02-11-2011 11:11 PM by Gary Fixler

I’m helping a buddy buddy tomorrow to build a seamless wall. We’r...

6 03-09-2011 03:03 AM
View sgtq's profile

Drill Sergeant Campaign Hat Press

02-21-2011 07:11 PM by sgtq

Hi recently a couple of my Drill Sergeant buddies asked me if I could make th...

12 03-08-2011 11:05 PM
View X541's profile

Do you store your parallel clamps open or closed?

03-08-2011 03:57 PM by X541

I was going to make a parallel clamp storage rack out of wood. When putting ...

7 03-08-2011 08:23 PM

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